Announcing our 2023 Writing Competitions
The 2023 Write by the Sea Prize Pot is €3,200!
It’s here! We are delighted to announce the Write by the Sea 2023 Writing Competitions with our biggest ever prize fund of €3,200. This year we are offering 12 cash prizes over four competition categories: Fiction, Flash Fiction, Memoir/Personal Essay and Poetry.
The independent panel of judges will select the winners and each category winner will be invited to read their work at a public event as part of the festival.
The winner of each category will receive a cash prize of €500, a beautiful hand-crafted WBTS 2023 Writing Competition trophy and a free weekend pass to Write By The Sea festival 2023. All four winning pieces will be published on the Write By The Sea website.
The runners-up in each category will receive €200 and third place will receive €100.
You can view the rules here http://localhost:82/wbts2/writing-competitions/ and you can submit your entries from the 4th of February to the 4th of June 2023. Write By The Sea is indebted to Rosslare Municipal District for their generous sponsorship of our 2023 competitions. We are priveleged to share their ardent support of literature and are proud to partner with them in nurturing new and burgeoning writing talent on our national and international stage.